Tools of the trade

With this tool, if I can find something to bounce a laser beam off, then I can know the precise distance to that something. This proves its worth when measuring places I can't gain physical access to in order to hook up a tape measure.

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How do I get from here to there... and there... and there..?

It's odd how the wrong route to the right place (or places in this case) can have a profound effect on my efficiency and state of mind. Recently, I spent a day crisscrossing Brownsville while visiting and photographing different properties. About the fourth time I found myself backtracking my route in heavy traffic, I became irritated that I hadn't planned my outing better.

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